Rediscovering the Vikings Conference

3 Oct 2016

BlackstoneLaunchPad, Boole Library, 25-26 November 2016

'Rediscovering the Vikings: Reception, Recovery, Engagement' will be hosted by the School of English at University College Cork on 25 and 26 Nov, 2016.

This major international conference is organised under the auspices of the IRC-funded 'World-Tree Project', and will bring together academics, heritage experts and museum representatives with an interest in community engagement, cultural heritage and reception studies to discuss new approaches to the Viking Age and possibilities for involving the public in the study of the period. 

Keynote Speakers

Prof. Judith Jesch (Professor of Viking Studies at the University of Nottingham)

Prof. Neil Price (Chair of Archaeology, Uppsala University)

Dr. Ylva Berglund Prytz (Senior Project Officer, University of Oxford IT Services)

Our Early Career Plenary is Dr Leszek Gardela (Assistant Professor, University of Rzeszów)

Our special guest is distinguished children's author, poet and translator Kevin Crossley-Holland.

The full programme can be downloaded here.


Registration is free and open to all, but attendees are asked to register in advance.

For more information contact

English Department

Roinn an Bhéarla

O'Rahilly Building, University College Cork, Cork. Ireland